Best Rock Bands of All Time

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242 Simon and Garfunkel Simon and Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel.

What! 476 oh wait there not really a rock band more of a soft folk band. Still love em though.

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243 Paul McCartney and Wings
244 Meat Loaf Meat Loaf Michael Lee Aday is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor usually known by his stage name Meat Loaf.

THIS is a rock band...Michael Aday's vocal performations are brilliant and Jim Steinman's songs are masterpieces, like the entire Bat out of Hell saga or Couldn't Have Said It Better...Even its greatness and to have one of the most sold albums of all time, it isn't recognized as it deserve, but with songs like Bat out of Hell, I'd Do Anything for Love or Bad for Good (with Brian May) they're at least one of the best bands ever

Meat Loaf?! You kidding me? Meat Loaf was a heavy metal band that didn't sing heavy metal. I mean what kind of song is I'll Do Anything For Love But I Won't Do That? Clearly he'll do anything for love because he disgraced metal and took a dump on some loose-leaf paper and put a slow tune to it. But I guess that's just the eighties. Metal bands in the eighties (excluding the actual good bands like Sabbath, Maiden, Metallica, Megadeth, Dio, Slayer, and Anthrax) had to have at least 3 crappy slow

Meat Loaf at 100 no way he should be in the top 4 With amazing Songs like Bat out of Hell Paradise by the Dashboard Light and Seize the Night - Greenday

I accidentally tapped the vote button while scrolling down on my ipod.

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245 Kansas Kansas Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind".

A very underrated band, known only for Carry on Wayward Son and Dust In The Wind, both of which are nowhere near their best song. They are, in my opinion, the best progressive rock band out there, or at least best American Progressive Rock band, and songs such as Journey From Mariabron, Lamplight Symphony, The Pinnacle, Miracles out of Nowhere, Magnum Opus, Lightning's Hand, Sparks of the Tempest, and A Glimpse of Home are really great songs, and I bet if you listen to them, you will find them better than most other bands, including many other Prog bands such as Pink Floyd, Genesis, Yes, and King Crimson. - DarkenedBrutality

Possibly best band EVER! An example of there greatness is their best song ever "Carry on Wayward Son"

you just have to hear icarus and icarus II to understand why is one of the best bands of all time, and songs like the wall, what's on your mind? and many many others

These guys are great! They kind of remind me of the band Boston.

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246 Billy Talent Billy Talent Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They formed in 1993 with Benjamin Kowalewicz as the lead vocalist, Ian D'Sa on guitar, bassist Jon Gallant and drummer Aaron Solowoniuk.

It is a great injustice that an incredible band such as Billy Talent is lower on this list than the Jonas Brothers. Their uniqueness should be embraced.

I like all of their songs and they just never get old. Good lyrics and an epic stage performance make this band worth the first spot!

This great talented hard-working band is just amazing and unique! Plus, Ian, Jon, Aaron and Ben are awesome human beings who bring very much to their fans!

Billy Talent should be in top 20. Their songs are great and have a powerful meaning.

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247 White Zombie White Zombie White Zombie was an American heavy metal band that formed in 1985. Based in New York City, White Zombie was originally a noise rock band, and was known for its later heavy metal-oriented sound.

This is rob zombie you nimrods. How did you guys miss this one.

248 Foreigner Foreigner Foreigner is a British-American hard rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.

Wait! #179! Saw them in concert a few years ago in Vegas...they rock the house down! I didn't realize that they had so many hits...they are Top 20 at least! I became a fan in just one night!

Way more hits than most of these bands. Foreigner deserves top 50

Who the hell is doing these ratings?

This is a joke foreigner is top5

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249 Manowar Manowar Manowar is an American heavy metal band from New York City, New York. Formed in 1980, the group is known for lyrics based on fantasy and mythology.

Because they can make music nobody else can create. That's why I think they should be on top 5. Manowar is awesome! Manowar is one of the best rock bands in the world.

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250 Placebo Placebo Placebo are an English alternative rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

PLACEBO SPASEBO! RUSSIA LOVES YOU! YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME HERE!

I wanna say that Placebo is the most deepest band in the world. They make me feel happy and sad, make me cry and laugh in the same time. Their music is really wonderful and breathtaking! Love, Russia

I listen to all sorts of music, but Placebo is forever my number one. I've been a devoted fan since 2005 and I will forever be. When bands keep selling out and going very much mainstream and pop when they rocked like no tomorrow just a few years ago, Placebo stays true to themselves. Their music has changed over years, of course, you can easily differentiate earlier and latest stuff. But the mood, the unique style, Brians signature voice are forever there. Much love from Russia, Moscow.

Love these guys, I forgot about them lol...it's weird that Acarde is ahead of them...

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252 Falling In Reverse Falling In Reverse Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.

New band, made by the Former Escape the fate Singer, Ronnie Radke, After Returning from Prison, Ronnie made songs About his Experience in Prison, About ETf, And his life. Why I like this band is because, they are unique, their album was a hit, it had all types of songs, this band will be a big hit in the future

Deserve to at least be in front of Escape the Fate lol

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253 Bush Bush Bush are a British rock band formed in London, England in 1992. The band found their immediate success with the release of their debut album Sixteen Stone in 1994, which is certified 6× multi-platinum by the RIAA.

Bush deserves better than 361 they are a very important part of 90s music.

Not the best band, but had lots of decent stuff, should probably be higher - mtndewlord

WHY IS THIS IN 246? This band should be in the top 20. They were awesome in the 90's.

YOU GOTTA LOVE THIS BAND...
there's nothing that will make you hate them

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254 You Me At Six

What the heck they might not be too good but I do like no ne does it better'underdog'save it for the bedroom'loverboyand much more great songs they should be on the top 100 and how is all time low ahead of them they ttoatly not better than these guys rock on!

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255 Cage the Elephant

Really underrated. Probably one of the best bands to come from the 2000s

Bad-ass. Easily the best band making music currently - redwings56

Awesome band... they're going to buzzfest 2016.. but as the MAIN THING WHICH IS AMAZING. GOOD JOB GUYS

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256 Halestorm Halestorm Halestorm is an American rock band from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, her brother drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger, and bassist Josh Smith .

Maybe not the best band of ALL TIME yet - give them a few years - but definitely the best of the 2000's. I don't think they've written one bad song. They've done some awesome covers as well. And their live show is epic! Plus they're really good to their fans.

The female lead gets a lot of attention (well-deserved; she's awesome) but the three guys in the band are talented, too. I love that all four of them are good musicians in their own right, besides being amazing as a band.

Amazing female voice! You must listen her songs such as angels, love bites and shatter me with Lindsey stirling, I bet you will love her

They have some really awesome stuff! Check them out if you haven't!

Really? This low?! Unbelievable.

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257 Joy Division Joy Division Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Originally named Warsaw, the band consisted of singer Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris.

The Manchester based Joy Division provided raw post-punk music that haunts and captures the spirit of existential horrors. With a mentally ill frontman, they gained success with the implosion of punk into new wave. A heavy and fantastic bass accompanies the monotonous vocals of Ian Curtis to create the legend of Joy Division, which will live on.

I'm speechless to see the god fathers of post post back here, no band will ever do what Joy Division did. Love will tear us apart alone is far superior than the complete works of other bands.

Linkin Park is in top 10? What an outrage. Joy Division should at least be No. 5

My GOD this is low

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258 Danger Danger
259 Powderfinger
260 Dead by Sunrise

I love DBS but if there was't a band named Linkin Park. my favorite band was DBS for sure

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